Veterinary Tips & Advice

Read our blog for helpful tips and information from our Mooresville vets to help you keep your pets healthy and happy.

Why is my dog breathing so fast?

Why is my dog breathing so fast?

If your pup is breathing fast for no apparent reason, you're bound to be concerned. Today our Mooresville vets share some of the reasons why your dog may be breathing hard and when it's time for your dog to see the vet. 

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Boarding Options for Your Pet

Boarding Options for Your Pet

When making travel plans one of the biggest decisions for pet owners is what to do with their pets. Here, our Mooresville pets discuss boarding options and questions to consider when choosing a boarding facility.

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Asthma in Dogs - What Pet Parents Should Know

Asthma in Dogs - What Pet Parents Should Know

You may be surprised to learn that asthma is a relatively common condition in dogs. At Lake Norman Animal Hospital, our vets treat a range of respiratory conditions in dogs including asthma. Today we look at some common symptoms of asthma in dogs. 

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Budgie Care for Beginners

Budgie Care for Beginners

Whether you are new to bird ownership, or an experienced avian pet parent, budgies can be ideal pets. These delightful little birds are easy to care for but big on character. Here are a few tips on how to care for your budgie.

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Hip Dysplasia Surgery for Dogs

Hip Dysplasia Surgery for Dogs

Hip dysplasia is an abnormal formation of one or both your dog's hips, which leads to pain or discomfort whenever your pup is exercising or simply changing position. Today our Mooresville vets share more about hip dysplasia, its symptoms and the surgeries used to treat this condition.

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IVDD Surgery for Dogs

IVDD Surgery for Dogs

Surgery isn't always required for IVDD, but for dogs suffering from Intervertebral Disc Disease which affects their ability to walk, surgery is can be the best treatment option. Today our Mooresville vets explain more about surgery and other treatment options for dogs with IVDD. 

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Does a fennec fox make good pet?

Does a fennec fox make good pet?

There is no denying it, the fennec fox with it's oversized ears is an absolutely adorable creature, but do they make good pets? Today our Mooresville vets look at the challenges of owning a fennec fox as a pet.

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Thinking about getting a pet hedgehog? Here's what you need to know.

Thinking about getting a pet hedgehog? Here's what you need to know.

With a face like that, who could help falling in love with a hedgehog?! If you're considering getting a hedgehog, it is essential to understand what your pet will need to stay happy and healthy.

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Fun Facts About Dogs

Fun Facts About Dogs

Dogs are fantastic companions, loyal family members, great friends and some are even dedicated workers helping owners to navigate the world, search and rescue, or relieve the symptoms of anxiety! Today our Mooresville vets share some fun dog facts that you may not know.

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Tularemia 'Rabbit Fever' in Dogs

Tularemia 'Rabbit Fever' in Dogs

Tularemia (also know as 'Rabbit Fever') is a bacterial disease that is typically mild in healthy dogs, but can be deadly for pets that are immune compromised. Today our Mooresville vets share a few facts about tularemia and how your dog could contract this relatively rare disease.

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